MORE First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk: Sing, Say, Dance, Play, Spring 2019

Course Number: EDU 5515 C21a/ MUS 5710 CFS1
Instructor: Betsy Greene
Location: Champlain Elementary School
Dates and Times: January 26 - March 24, 2019. Saturday, January 26, 2019; 8:30 am - 5:00 pm at Champlain Elementary School followed by 8 one-hour evening online class meetings through Google Hangouts or comparable
online meeting forum: Monday February 4; Tuesday February 12; Monday February 18; Tuesday, March 5; Monday, March 18; Tuesday April 2; Monday April 15; and Tuesday April 16. Meeting time to be determined by the course participants.
Credits: 2 Graduate Credits
Tuition: $900

Note: Course payment is payable and due to Vermont Music Educators Association (VMEA).

Course Description

Begin by learning classroom-ready activities which follow the eight part workout from
First Steps in Music and integrate the Orff approach while gaining a better
understanding of how to integrate these two approaches in a one full day of class.
Continue on through online meetings to learn how to lesson plan using First Steps in
Music with Orff Schulwerk and to develop your own integrated activities to use in your
teaching.

Course Goals & Objectives

The objectives of this course are as follows:
● To develop and/or increase skill teaching First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk.
● To be able to create First Steps in Music activities integrated with Orff Schulwerk.
● To be able to develop First Steps in Music lessons integrating Orff Schulwerk.

Required Texts

First Steps in Music with Orff Schulwerk: Sing, Say, Dance, Play by
Brandon, Greene, Grimsby, Knapp, Tranberg. GIA Publications: 2017 G-9355

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Betsy Greene

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Matt LaRocca

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